Full Job Description
University Student Housing
Manages a unit within a department. Plans, organizes and develops goals and procedures for the unit. Represents the unit to administrators, outside agencies and others on relevant matters. Supervises subordinate staff.
Recruit, train, directly supervise, develop & evaluate 1 full-time Residence Life Advisor
Recruit, train, directly supervise, develop & evaluate 1 ACUHO-I Summer Intern
Recruit, train, directly supervise, develop & evaluate 5 Social Justice Advocates
Serve as an advisor to Raiders Helping Others and the Residence Halls Association Committees - Leadership Inclusion Team (L.I.T.) and Clean Up The Environment (C.U.T.E.) Club
Provide indirect supervision and advising to area full-time, graduate and undergraduate staff
Provide indirect supervision and advising to complex staff, complex councils, student organizations, and specialty staff
Provide advising and oversight to social justice and civic engagement initiatives within University Student Housing
Promote civic engagement through event coordination including the Tunnel of Awareness, Drag Show, Hunger Banquet and End of Year Banquet
Advise social justice advocates and student committees in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of passive and active events
Coordinate Alternative Spring Break Trips and semester Blood Drives (Fall and Spring)
Represent University Student Housing on LGBTQIA Summit, MLK Celebration, Pride Week and Service Week committees
Provide training and development to students and staff regarding social justice and civic engagement
Develop and maintain relationships with campus and community partners
Assist with the coordination and implementation of the Howdy TECHsans program
Coordinate administrative responsibilities for area functions including but not limited to budget management, residential curriculum, payroll approval, Maxient and student of concern reporting, and other departmental databases and systems
Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
Assess and report on the effectiveness of area initiatives
Serve as a member of the Residence Life Leadership On-Call Team throughout the academic year, university breaks, and summer for a residential population of over 8000 students
Be available on a call-to-duty status to assist with residence hall and campus emergencies
Communicate appropriately with emergency personnel, University Student Housing, and other campus officials as needed
Support professional staff in responding to crises and providing follow-up
Departmental & Campus Support
Support departmental and campus initiatives
Develop and enhance initiatives within assigned areas to drive the department/institution forward
Chair the departmental Social Justice Education Committee
Serve as a liaison to campus partners as assigned
Due to the on-call nature of this position, the following physical requirements are expected of a successful candidate. Reasonable accommodations may be made as necessary: Ability to drive and operate a university vehicle, ability to Push/Pull, Lift and/or carry 5-35 pounds; Work with office equipment regularly; Hearing; Speech; Vision (including depth and spatial perception); Work indoors away from natural light for six or more hours at a time; etc.
Bachelor's degree plus three years supervisory experience; OR a combination of education and/or supervisory experience to equal seven years.
A Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related fields plus 2-4 years post-master's, full-time progressive residence hall management experience are strongly preferred. A successful Manager candidate will have had experience supervising student and/or graduate staff, as well as experience with collaborating across campus for divisional and university programs/services. The Manager position is considered a security-sensitive position. If offered the position, candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check, drug test, and submit official transcripts to verify education.
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.